Obit: Lenz, Hugo Robert (1879 - 1953)
Contact:: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Lenz, Lewke, Warnke,
Christopherson, Remus, White, Spark, Schedler
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) February 19, 1953
Lenz, Hugo Robert (26 January 1879 - 15 February
Funeral Services for Hugo Lenz, 74, prominent
Eaton Center farmer, were held Wednesday, February 18, at the
Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Walter Schedler
officiated. Burial was made in the Greenwood
Lenz died Sunday, February 15, at Luther Hospital, Eau Claire,
where he underwent surgery on February 12.
Hugo Robert Lenz, son of the late Mr. and Mrs.
Julius Lenz was born January 26, 1879, at Johnsons Creek, Dane
County. He received his education at Columbus, Wis. where he
was married on November 11, 1903, to Ida Elisabeth Lewke.
Mrs. Lenz died six weeks ago, January 5. After their marriage
they lived in Columbus for three years, coming to Greenwood October
26, 1906. They lived on the present farm 3 ½ miles south of
Lenz, who lived here for 46 years, was treasurer of the Town of
Eaton and supervisor from this township for three terms, a member
of the Eaton Center school board for 25 years and also held office
in the Trinity church council.
is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Louise Warnke of Greenwood and
Mrs. Allen (Bethel) Christopherson of Hartford; five sons - Roy,
Arnold and Loren of Oconomowoc; Wilbur of Greenwood and Donald at
home; nine grandchildren; one brother, Henry Remus of Marshall; two
sisters, Mrs. Martha White of Marshall and Mrs. William Lewke of
Columbus; one step-sister, Mrs. Ida Spark of Huron, S. D.; one
step-brother, Irvin Remus of Marshall.
He was preceded in death by three step-brothers, Edward Remus, Fred Remus and Richard Remus.
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